Gene Adair - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1996 - 144 pages
Details the life and work of Thomas Edison, who developed the electric light bulb and over 1000 patents for other inventions and innovations.
Frank Murphy - Biography & Autobiography - 1949 - 40 pages
Starting in childhood, Thomas Alva Edison was full of curiosity (how did eggs hatch?) and always inventing (what science experiments could he do in the basement?) His interest ...
Lucia Raatma - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 32 pages
Simple text describes the life and accomplishments of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph, electric light bulb, and many other devices.
Howard Goldsmith - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 32 pages
Young Thomas Edison saves a child from being hit by a train and, as his reward, asks for training as a telegraph operator because that will help him prepare to become an ...
Carin T. Ford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 32 pages
Profiles a man whose childhood interest in experimentation led him to create more than one thousand inventions, including the phonograph, moving pictures, and a storage battery.